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Booklet - 'Questions & Answers on Life in Australia', Bank of New South Wales, circa 1970s Reg. No: HT 24126
- Booklet 'Questions & Answers on Life in Australia', published by the Bank of New South Wales, circa 1970s. It provides information about: employment, politics, social life, medical care, road regulations and average food costs in Australia, in a question and answer format. It is one of the many publications given to newly arrived migrants at the Enterprise Hostel to assist them with the settlement process.
- Eight page booklet with light blue cover, with an image of a boomerang and smaller image of Australia printed in dark blue.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Victor Sikich, 2009
|Tagged with:||immigration, assisted immigration, settlement, refugees, migrant hostels, migrant reception centres|
|Themes this item is part of:||Migration Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Accommodation - Hostels|
Front cover: 'Questions and Answers to Life in Australia/ Bank of New South Wales/ with Branches throughout every State.'
Back cover: 'You can bank on the "Wales"/ Australian Migrant Information Service, Bank of New South Wales, Television House, 14, Kingsway, London, W.C.2./ Telephone No.: 01-242 9648.'
|Publisher:||Bank of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, circa 1970s|
|Place & Date Used:||Enterprise Hostel, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1970s|
This collection is also accompanied by a small archive consisting of company magazines, financial documents, and material relating to personnel and residents.
'A worthwhile Enterprise: the migrant hostel in Springvale', Exhibition Catalogue, Museum Victoria (2009); Powerhouse Museum website: http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/search_tags.php?tag=migrant+hostel; Migration Heritage Centre website: http://www.migrationheritage.nsw.gov.au/ ; Agency Notes for CA 1649 "Commonwealth Hostels Limited, Central Office", National Archives Australia: http://naa12.naa.gov.au/scripts/AgencyDetail.asp?M=3&B=CA+1649